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JW Player

The JW Player is an embeddable media player for web sites, supporting many commonly-used audio and video formats.

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What is JW Player?

The JW Player is an embeddable media player for web sites, supporting many commonly-used audio and video formats. It supports playback of any format the Adobe Flash Player and HTML5 browsers can handle (FLV, H.264, MP4, VP8, WebM, MP3, AAC, JPG, PNG and GIF). It also supports various streaming and playlist formats (including RMTP, HTTP, live streaming and more) and a wide range of playback options. And its support for all of the major CDNs and adaptive bitrate switching mean you can deliver high quality content around the globe. The player is easy to configure, customize and extend.

Major Features:

Support for both Flash and HTML5, allowing the player to be embedded across multiple devices An easy-to-use skinning model, giving publishers the ability to customize the player's look and feel A flexible JavaScript API, providing an interface for developers to create rich interactions with the player Support for Flash and JavaScript Plugins, allowing for deeper player customizations Support for streaming video protocols RTMP and HTTP pseudo-streaming

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JW Player information

  • Developed byLongTail Video
  • LicensingProprietary and Commercial product.
  • PricingOne time purchase (perpetual license)
  • Written in
  • Alternatives35 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English

GitHub repository

  •  2,402 Stars
  •  964 Forks
  •  35 Open Issues
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